Diagnosed HIV cases plummet during pandemic — but that’s probably bad news

New HIV diagnoses dropped 17% in the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, a new report from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found. But the drop in new cases might not be something to celebrate. In fact, experts are concerned that thousands of people across the country are living with undiagnosed infections … Read more

Amtrak train derailment survivor details crash, journey back

On a spring evening in 2015, Geralyn Ritter sprinted through Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station to catch her New York-bound train. The next thing she knew, she was hooked up to a ventilator at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, fighting for her life. “I remember a flash of realization that we were tipping over, and I remember … Read more

Alzheimer’s linked to swearing and bad parking

Memory loss is a prominent symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, but that’s only one of many signs of the disorder. The disease, which affects 5.8 million people in the US, often presents as forgetfulness, irritability and trouble communicating. Earlier this month, researchers said they’d uncovered another sign of the illness: reckless altruism. The new findings suggested … Read more

A stranger diagnosed my stomach pain after I couldn’t eat for 9 months

A woman left wasting away with crippling stomach pain was finally diagnosed by a stranger after doctors failed her for months. Annie Marshall, 20, dropped 35 pounds after being unable to eat for nine months, leaving her desperate for answers. The finance broker, from Epping, Essex, England, first went to her doctor in March 2020, … Read more

Video reveals 12,000 mile tall plasma tornado from the Sun

A giant swirling vortex of plasma has been captured shooting from the Sun. The mind-blowing footage shows a solar twister that’s the equivalent of a burning hot 12,000-mile tall tornado. The stunning video was captured by astronomer Apollo Lasky. According to SpaceWeather.com, Lasky captured the solar twister on June 21. The ejection was said to … Read more

Wife stunned to learn husband is female after months of sex

An Indonesian woman is reeling after learning her husband of 10 months is actually female — despite the fact they frequently “had sex.” The 22-year-old wife — identified only as NA — has now pressed charges against her alienated spouse over the deceit. “I’m still scared. I’m shaking when I go out,” the jilted bride … Read more

Daily Harvest fans claim lentil crumble sent them to the ER

Smoothies are supposed to be a healthy meal replacement, but some who drink Daily Harvest claim they’re getting just the opposite. The customizable, direct-to-consumer smoothie company has issued a recall of their plant-based, protein-packed “Crumbles” made of leeks and lentils after several customers reported abdominal discomfort, allegedly leading to ER visits and even a gallbladder … Read more

Warning as mysterious STI strikes up to 1 in 16 women often with no warning signs

Experts are warning women of a stealthy STI that is often missed but strikes one in 16 in some parts of the United Kingdom. Trichomoniasis is more common than the well-known STI gonorrhea, experts found. But not only is it relatively unheard of, it is not always included in standard STI “checkups” at sexual health … Read more

Inflation, recession fears spook retirement-age Americans

We’re freaking out. A bear market, plunging 401(k) plans, and rising inflation have Americans properly spooked — especially those in or nearing retirement. “When you hear the doom and gloom, you feel the doom and gloom,” Joe Saul-Sehy, a former financial adviser and co-host of “The Stacking Benjamins Podcast,” told The Post. “You go to … Read more

‘Flamingo test’ reveals likelihood of dying within 7 years

Life is all about balance. Middle-aged people who cannot balance on one leg for 10 seconds are at a dramatically increased risk of dying within seven years, a new study has found. Researchers asked 1,702 Brazilians between the ages of 51 and 75 to undergo the brief physical test and subsequently tracked their health over … Read more